myelogenous
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1876 of, relating to, originating in, or produced by the bone marrow <
myelogenous sarcoma
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  • Myelogenous — Referring to the nonlymphocytic groups of white blood cells, including the granulocytes, monocytes and platelets. Synonymous with myeloid. Acute myelogenous leukemia is therefore also known as acute myeloid leukemia. * * * SYN: myelogenetic (2).… …   Medical dictionary

  • myelogenous — Having to do with, produced by, or resembling the bone marrow. Sometimes used as a synonym for myeloid; for example, acute myeloid leukemia and acute myelogenous leukemia are the same disease …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • myelogenous — my·e·log·e·nous (mī ə lŏjʹə nəs) also my·e·lo·gen·ic ( lə jĕnʹĭk) adj. Originating in or produced by the bone marrow. * * * …   Universalium

  • myelogenous — adjective Originating in, or produced by, bone marrow …   Wiktionary

  • myelogenous — my·e·log·e·nous …   English syllables

  • myelogenous — my•e•log•e•nous [[t]ˌmaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ə nəs[/t]] also my•e•lo•gen•ic [[t] ləˈdʒɛn ɪk[/t]] adj. pat produced in the bone marrow • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • myelogenous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • myelogenous leukemia — n leukemia characterized by proliferation of myeloid tissue (as of the bone marrow and spleen) and an abnormal increase in the number of granulocytes, myelocytes, and myeloblasts in the circulating blood called also granulocytic leukemia,… …   Medical dictionary

  • myelogenous leukemia — noun : leukemia characterized by proliferation of myeloid tissue (as of the bone marrow and spleen) and an abnormal increase in the number of granulocytes, myelocytes, and myeloblasts in the circulating blood * * * myelogenous leukemia, a form of …   Useful english dictionary

  • myelogenous leukemia — noun Date: 1904 leukemia characterized by proliferation of myeloid tissue (as of the bone marrow and spleen) and an abnormal increase in the number of granulocytes, myelocytes, and myeloblasts in the circulating blood called also myelocytic… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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